The Holloway Angle contains short pieces of news, analysis and opinions on Process (including applications such as ERP, PLM and SCM) and Sensory devices (RFID). Some of this will not be completely thought out but instead I hope you will add value to my off-the-wall thoughts. It won't always be regular but please feel free to contribute to the debate. May the ping be with you!
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30 January, 2014: Air conditioner using RFID technology
I spotted an article in the RFID Journal on January 29th 2014 by Claire Swedberg that caught my eye.
16 January, 2014: QPR 2014 now released
Announced in November 2013, QPR has released QPR Suite 2014, including QPR EnterpriseArchitect, QPR ProcessDesigner, QPR Metrics and QPR ProcessAnalyzer.
17 December, 2013: Open Rules Inc release new version of their open source rules engine
OpenRules Inc. announced on December 10th the release of a new version (6.2.6) of their open source rules engine - OpenRules.
16 December, 2013: Access Group make another acquisition
Access Technology Group has widened its manufacturing customer base with the purchase of FactoryMaster's largest reseller CompeteIT.
22 November, 2013: Checkpoint Launches Enhanced RFID-Based Electronic Article Surveillance Overhead Solution
Checkpoints Systems Inc has announced the release of Overhead 2.0. an RFID-based EAS.
14 November, 2013: QPR Software announce new release of QPR suite
QPR Software announced on November 14th 2013 that it will start distributing the new 2014 version of QPR Suite on January 8th 2014
20 September, 2013: RF Code launches New Mobile Management Platform
RF Code has announced an asset-management software application for iPads, tablets and smartphones.
20 June, 2013: Access Group launches dedicated not-for-profit division
Access Group has announced the launch of a new dedicated division specifically focused on the not-for-profit (NFP) sector.
18 June, 2013: Bizagi introduce Simulation to their freeware process modeller
Bizagi have announced a new version (2.5) of their freeware process modelling tool that incorporates simulation capabilities. The simulation capabilities have been provided through collaboration between Bizagi and Lanner.
23 May, 2013: Informatica acquire Active Endpoints
Active Endpoints has been acquired by Informatica. The news was buried in a press release announcing Informatica’s latest cloud-based product which is dated February 20, 2013. It’s not immediately clear when the acquisition happened.
21 May, 2013: ERP
The change of season and, of course, the weather from snow to sunshine here in the UK seems to have coincided with the production of 2 reports on ERP from 2 of the major magazines aimed at the manufacturing vertical. Logistics Manager looked at...
16 May, 2013: QPR Software launch standalone version of QPR EnterpriseArchitect
QPR Software has announced the launch of QPR EAXpress, a new software tool offering the benefits of QPR EnterpriseArchitect as a standalone version.
27 April, 2013: Access Group increases cloud footprint with acquisition of TeamSeer
On April 18th, Access Group acquired the SaaS-based staff planner and team management solution, TeamSeer, thus increasing their aCloud subscriber base. This makes Access’s ninth acquisition in recent months.
23 April, 2013: QPR Software and CGI form process analysis partnership
QPR Software announced today that they are to build a partnership with CGI to provide a process analysis service in Finland. This partnership will be based around QPR’s ProcessAnalyzer tool.
12 March, 2013: HandySoft change their name to BizFlow Corp
On March 11th, HandySoft formally announced a change of name to BizFlow Corp
07 March, 2013: Access announce aCloud CRM
Access announced yesterday a further addition to their offerings in the cloud with the launch of aCloud CRM following the announcement of the aCloud platform and the launch of aCloud Insight in January.
06 February, 2013: Access Group acquires thankQ
Access Group (Access) acquired fundraising and CRM software specialist, thankQ, in a £2.7m deal at the beginning of December 2012
31 January, 2013: Sage announces new European organisation to drive mid-market growth
Sage Group plc announced, on January 31st 2013, the formation of a new organisation to drive its growth across the European mid-market.
31 January, 2013: RFID middleware in the cloud - GlobeRanger announces the release of iMotion Stratus
GlobeRanger announced iMotion Stratus, the cloud-based version of its iMotion Edgeware Platform
13 November, 2012: QPR release new version of their ABPD product
QPR Software announced on November 6th the release of a new version of ProcessAnalyzer, their ABPD product.